BIOTIC Species Information for Leptasterias muelleri
Researched byMorvan Barnes Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
General Biology
Growth formRadial
Feeding methodOmnivore
Environmental positionEpifaunal
Typical food typesBenthic invertebrates including molluscs, worms and ophiuroids as well as carrion, decaying seaweed and microorganisms. HabitFree living
BioturbatorNot researched FlexibilityHigh (>45 degrees)
FragilityIntermediate SizeMedium(11-20 cm)
HeightNot researched Growth RateInsufficient information
Adult dispersal potential1km-10km DependencyIndependent
General Biology Additional Information
Biology References Clark & Downey, 1992, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Mortensen, 1927, Picton, 1993, Southward & Campbell, 2006,
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